September 15, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

Bridge tolls should be shared by communities

It comes as no surprise that the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority says additional revenues are needed to maintain the Newport Pell Bridge and the Mt. Hope Bridge. More...

Scattering Seeds

Among the issues being discussed around town is a desire for a vigorous enforcement of the speeding law on town roads, with less focus on the cross-island highway which appears to have been designed for safe travel at a speed well above 40 mph. More...

This Week In Island History

Week of September 15 The news of 10 and 15 years ago is from the Jamestown Press. The news of 100 years ago came from the collection of the Newport Historical Society. 100 years ago More...